Thetford Forest Caravan Club Site

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  • 4 out of 5
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Address

  • High Ash,Hilborough,Swaffham,Norfolk,IP26 5BZ
  • 01842 878356

Pitches (what are these?)

  • Total pitches 85
  • Hardstanding 37
  • Storage 20
  • Max length = 9 metres

Thetford Forest Caravan Club Site is set in luscious Forestry Commission woodland. Quiet and secluded, the caravan park offers pitching areas in little open glades and tempting trails for exploring the natural charms of the surrounding area. Within the forest there is a memorial area to the Desert Rats, giving the visitors a flavour of life during the Second World War. On-site there is an abundance of wildlife, with deer often spotted in the early mornings. The site is wonderful for dogs, with great walks nearby.

Within a short distance from Thetford Forest Caravan Club Site you will discover the market town of Swaffham. Steeped in Georgian history, the town also has a fine Saturday market for some leisurely retail therapy. It is also known for being the birthplace of Howard Carter, discoverer of Tutankhamun's tomb, and there is an extensive exhibition about him in the local history museum located above the town hall. Both King's Lynn and Norwich have other historical centres of note, and are within easy driving distance of the caravan park. Another excellent day excursion would be the beautiful Norfolk coastline with its many charming villages. High Lodge Forest Park is a great day out for kids and Lynford Hall and Arboretum offer some lovely walks. Plenty of pubs including The Swan in Hilborough, can be reached within a short car ride.

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Prices

03 Aug 15 - 27 Aug 15 Adult: £5.00 Child (5-17):£1.10 Pitch: £6.40
28 Aug 15 - 31 Aug 15 Adult: £5.70 Child (5-17):£1.10 Pitch: £7.10
01 Sep 15 - 01 Nov 15 Adult: £4.10 Child (5-17):£1.10 Pitch: £5.20

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Facilities

  • Dog walk on site or nearby
  • Quiet and peaceful (off peak)
  • Motorhome waste disposal
  • No toilet block
  • Part hard standings
  • Storage pitches available
  • Wi-Fi internet access

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5 out of 5

We come here two or three times a year just to get away and chill out , lovely walks from the site and plenty of cycling . we went on the grass in the wooden areas , but be warned every morning at 7am ( squirrels can tell the time ) they would shake the trees and the cones kept coming down on the caravan roof this would continue for about an hour or so . Pitch 60 ! Wardens were fine and the site very clean and plenty to do in the surrounding area .

Peaceful

5 out of 5

Great site for peace & quiet . Friendly wardens ,very helpful. Good for dog walking. Convenient for access to the coast. If your not bothered about a toilet block and showers then this is the site for you. Highly recommended.

Tranquil

4 out of 5

This is a lovely peaceful, quiet site. Although the weather was horrendous we had a lovely weekend. Did miss having a shower block but was ok for 2 nights.

Things to do nearby

Travel

  • WalkingThe Forestry Commission information office is at the High Lodge Visitors Centre, where you can obtain more information on the forest and its walks, trails and wildlife. Certain restrictions are laid down by the Forestry Commission - please observe notices displayed by them, especially those warning when firearms are being used by the Rangers.

  • CyclingThe nearest National Cycle Network route to this site is route number 13, Bury St Edmunds to Fakenham.

  • Nearby Sustrans cycle routes

Local amenities

  • Town (Swaffham)

  • Supermarket (The closest shops are a butchers, grocers and newsagents in Mundford village. There is also a Post Office and ladies hairdresser. All larger supermarkets in Brandon, 7miles away)

  • Places of worship (C of E, Catholic, Methodist and United Reformed Churches are in the local area.)

Attractions and events

  • Event
  • Attraction
  • Member offer
  • Iceni Brewery

    Thetford, Norfolk

    Distance: 1.4 miles
    Member offer

    Tours of the brewery, featuring traditional and new methods of brewing and the history of brewing. Hop garden and shop open.

  • Fantastic Days

    Thetford, Norfolk

    Distance: 3.5 miles
    Member offer

    Fantastic Days is one of the biggest outdoor action event suppliers in the UK. We offer brilliant outdoor activity days, corporate days out, team building events, stag/hen parties & gift vouchers for a range of activities for adults.

  • Grimes Graves

    Thetford, Norfolk

    Distance: 3.8 miles
    Member offer

    Neolithic flint mines. Five thousand years old and first excavated in the 1870s with over 300 pits and shafts. One open to the public and a 30ft deep, 7 radiating gallery.

  • Gooderstone Water Gardens

    Swaffham, Norfolk

    Distance: 4.4 miles
    Member offer

    Water gardens covering 6.5 acres, with trout stream, four ponds, waterways, mature trees, colourful plants, kingfisher hide, nature trails and 13 bridges. Tearoom with home-made cakes and disabled toilets.

  • Iceni Village and Museums

    Swaffham, Norfolk

    Distance: 4.6 miles
    Member offer

    Iceni tribal village reconstruction, believed to be on the original site. Medieval cottage and forge with museum, Saxon church 630AD, carriage, vintage engine and farm museum.

Find us

  • Club site
  • Certificated location
  • Great day out
  • Selected pin
  • Number of multiple pins
  • Earliest arrival time: 12:00
  • Postcode: IP26 5BZ
  • GPS co-ordinates: Lat: 52.53954 Lon: 0.66748
  • OS ref: 144 : TL810967
  • Sites directory map number: L6
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Directions

    Turn right off A1065 (Swaffham - Brandon) about 2.25m past Hilborough into site entrance road. Note: particular care required turning right into site by WW2 tank. Try to avoid Brandon on A1065 between 16:00 and 18:00 due to traffic congestion.